ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
359 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE             WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      67          30          63          26          68
TEMP             31 46 66 65 66 49 42 38 30 39 53 60 61 46 38 30 27 41 60 68 65
DEWPT            31 32 33 31 31 34 34 31 28 28 24 18 19 21 21 19 18 22 22 20 20
MIN/MAX RH                   26          92          18          73          16
RH              100 58 29 28 27 56 73 76 92 64 32 19 19 37 50 63 68 46 23 16 18
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW  W NW  N NW  N NW  N NW  W  N  N  W  W  E SW SW NW
WIND SPD          2  2  8 14 12  6  3  4  5  5  5  5 10  6  3  3  2  1  3  5 10
CLOUDS           SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL FW
POP 12HR                     20          20           5           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS
TSTMS                        IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  2
15K WIND DIR      W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD     29 32 33 28 28 42 41 26 19 32 32 32 33 34 34 35 37 35 32 33 31
MIX HGT          <1  1 10 11 12  2  2  2 <1  2  5  6  8  1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  8  8
T WIND DIR        S  S SW SW  W NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW  E  W NW NW
T WIND SPD        3  5 32 33 31 10  9 14 17 10 18 20 20  6  6  6  3  1 12 20 19
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR GD VG VG PR PR PR PR PR FR VG VG
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P
FROST             Y                    Y  Y


DATE               SAT 10/04/14  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            30    70      32    72      32    73      34    74
TEMP          44   30 63 66 45   32 65 69 47   32 67 71 50   35 69 73
DEWPT         28   25 28 23 29   25 26 24 30   27 28 25 32   30 30 26
PWIND DIR           W     W      NW    NW       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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